Le Mars Man Injured In Accident

siouxsheriff2Alton, Iowa — A Le Mars man was injured after his vehicle was rear ended near Alton on Monday, March 27th.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that after 2:45 pm on Monday, 63-year-old Anthony Pick of Le Mars was driving a 2012 Chevrolet Silverado northbound on Highwya 60, four miles southwest of Alton. Thirty-six-year-old Joanna Bennett of Primghar was driving a 2006 Ford Expedition northbound on Highway 60, behind Pick. According to the report, Bennett became distracted by a child in her vehicle and struck Pick.

The Chevrolet received $4,000 damage; the Ford received $5,000 damage.

Pick report minor injuries but declined further medical attention.


Hull Man Injured After Hitting Parked Car

Sioux Sheriff Car 84-Hull, Iowa — A Hull man was injured after his vehicle struck a parked vehicle in Hull on Friday, March 24th.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that just after 6:15 pm on Friday, 23-year-old Kaleb Vis of Hull was driving a 1996 Chevrolet Cavalier northbound on Chestnut Street in Hull. According to the report, Vis struck a parked and unattended 2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer, owned by Benito Hernandez of Hull.

The Cavalier received $2,000 damage; the Trailblazer received $4,000 damage.

Vis reported minor injuries but declined further medical attention.


No One Injured After Vehicle Rolls 4 Times

sheldon police pdSheldon, Iowa — All four occupants of a pickup truck escaped injury after the vehicle rolled 4 times on Saturday, March 25th.

The Sheldon Police Department reports that at 12:10 pm on Saturday, 19-year-old Jada Davis was driving a 1998 Dodge Ram northbound on Northwest Boulevard, one-quarter mile south of 290th Street. According to the report, Davis drifted onto the gravel shoulder. Davis corrected the drift but stated that the steering locked up and again drifted onto the gravel shoulder, down into the ditch, rolled 4 times, and landed on the pickup’s wheels.

The Dodge received $3,000 damage.

No injuries were reported.


SUV Totaled After Hitting Cow

cowsLyon County, Iowa — The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office investigated a car versus cow accident on Friday, March 24th.

The Sheriff’s Office reports that 18-year-old Haleigh Kruger of Rock Rapids was westbound on 260th Street in a 1995 Chevrolet Blazer. According to the report, a cow entered the roadway, and Kruger’s vehicle struck the cow, owned by Elwyn Hoogendoorn.

The Blazer was a total loss. Hoogendoorn took care of the cow.

No injuries were reported.


Lake Park Woman Hits Deer

Osceola Sheriff Car 72-2May City, Iowa — A Lake Park woman escaped injury after hitting a deer near May City on Wednesday, March 22nd.

The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office reports that at 7:40 am on Tuesday, 31-year-old Jamie Jo Maxine Stoll of Lake Park was driving a 2008 Pontiac Torrent southbound on White Avenue, near May City. According to the report, a deer came from a grove of trees on the east side of the road and crossed into the path of the vehicle.

The Pontiac received $5,000 damage.

No injuries were reported.


Alton Teen Airlifted After Accident

ambulance rear_OOrange City, Iowa — An Alton teen was airlifted to a Sioux City hospital after an accident on Wednesday, March 22nd.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that at 10:45 p.m., 36-year-old Brandon Hofland of Sioux Center was backing a 2004 Freightliner semi‐tractor pulling a feed trailer on 400th Street onto a hog confinement property, four miles north of Orange City. They say 18-year-old Lauren Pottebaum of Alton was driving a 2010 Jeep Patriot eastbound on 400th Street when she struck the feed trailer on the roadway.

Crash 2 Pottebaum became trapped in her vehicle and required mechanical extrication by the Orange City Fire Department. The Orange City Ambulance took her to the Orange City Area Health System Hospital. She was later flown to Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City.

The feed trailer sustained approximately $20,000 in damage. The Jeep sustained approximately $18,000 in damage.

The Sheriff’s Office reports that the Orange City Ambulance crew and Orange City Fire Department assisted on the scene.

They say the accident remains under investigation.Crash